Tag Archive: DTM

Jul 04

The DTM at Zandvoort: racing with beach flair

Usually, it’s a true dilemma, on a hot mid-summer weekend: should you go swimming or attend a thrilling motor-racing event.

This weekend, however, you can have it all: from 10th to 12th July, when DTM makes its stop at Zandvoort, Netherlands, the refreshing North Sea waves are just a stone’s throw away from the unique 4.307-kilometre dune circuit with its challenging and versatile track layout.

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Jun 30

DTM season highlight at the Norisring thrills both the fans on site and the TV audience

The new DTM race format has been accepted extraordinarily well by both the motor-racing enthusiasts on site and the TV audience.

DTM logo One race on Saturday and one on Sunday – this format does not only make for twice as much race action but also for a clearly increased TV presence. Consequently, the legendary stone grandstand and the other stands of the third DTM meeting of the season were well filled as early as on Saturday. A total of 123,000 visitors over the weekend turned the Norisring into a true boiling pot. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Total surveillance – a visit to the race control

The room is small and monitors are flickering everywhere.

At the front, numerous TVs form a big video wall and the tables are packed with monitors standing side by side. Between them, 15 people are watching the action as if hypnotised. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

The fight for every millimetre of tarmac

DTM at the Norisring

DTM Start Norisring Is it still possible to stop Audi ace Jamie Green? This question will be answered from 26th to 28th June when DTM contests its third race weekend of the 2015 season in Nuremberg.

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Jun 23

Wittmann’s dream to come true: test in a Formula 1 car

For Marco Wittmann, a childhood dream is going to come true

The reigning DTM Champion has been offered the chance of getting behind the wheel of a Formula 1 single-seater for the first time in his career.

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Jun 23

Five DTM drivers on the Le Castellet 6h-Race grid

Several DTM drivers executed a kind of special double preparation, last weekend.

On Saturday, Le Castellet staged the 6h race, a round of Blancpain Endurance Series (BES). While DTM Timo Glock, Bruno Spengler and Maxime Martin contested the event for BMW, Mike Rockenfeller represented the Audi colours and Daniel Juncadella raced for Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

DTM partner Hankook finalises the 2015 tyre analysis

All tyres from the upcoming races onwards have already been inspected

The outcome of the analysis acknowledges the conformity of all inspected Hankook tyres with the company’s design guidelines as well as their fundamental analogousness among one another. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

The fight for every millimetre – DTM at the Norisring

Is it still possible to stop Audi ace Jamie Green?

This question will be answered from 26th to 28th June when DTM contests its third race weekend of the 2015 season in Nuremberg. For many drivers and fans, the race meeting at the Norisring represents the season highlight.

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Jun 18

Aristocrats to battle it out in the DTM support programme at the Norisring

From the court to the Norisring – on the DTM weekend at Nuremberg’s street circuit, the nobility also will be involved.

On 27th and 28th June, the Audi TT Cup, contested in the DTM support programme, will feature a very special competition: Albert von Thurn und Taxis, Pierre Casiraghi and Marcus Graf von Oeynhausen-Sierstorpff will contest the two makes-cup races at the Norisring as guest drivers.

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Jun 15

Following the footsteps of his idol – Q&A with Maximilian Götz

It’s his first DTM season. At the age of 29 years, Maximilian Götz succeeded in advancing to the most popular touring-car series.

In each of the four races contested to date, the Mercedes-Benz driver made it to the finish line. In our Q&A you will learn why his father disapproved of his motor-racing career, in the beginning, what in DTM is impressing Götz, who were his idols and why he looks forward to the Norisring race meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Amlin Aguri picks Yamamoto for London

Japanese racer stands in for Da Costa in finale

Japanese racer stands in for Da Costa in finaleEx-Formula 1 racer Sakon Yamamoto will drive for Amlin Aguri in the Formula E season finale in London on June 27/28. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

That’s how the 3D-measuring arm works

The Technical DTM regulations, comprising 200 pages, massively restrict the car designers’ scope for creative solutions.

All the more they focus on finding smart detail solutions. And in this area, admissible tolerances represent a key factor as even in the computer age, manufacturing certain components accurately to the hundredth of a millimetre and positioning it just as precisely on a car is virtually impossible.

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Jun 12

DTM and RaceRoom in search for the virtual DTM Champion!

After every Time-Attack-Race, RaceRoom raffles DTM weekend tickets for the season 2015 among all drivers!

Together with DTM, RaceRoom is organizing the DTM Online Championship 2015 from 11 June to 19 October 2015 open for all DTM fans, Sim-Racers and motorsport enthusiasts. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Antonio Felix da Costa to star in the F1 Show at the Hungaroring

Da Costa will take to the track in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show

Antonio Felix da Costa to star in the F1 Show at the HungaroringOne of the main attractions of the World Series by Renault between 2008 and 2013 and now starring in the DTM and Formula E championships, Antonio Felix da Costa will be at the wheel of the Renault Sport F1 RS27-powered Red Bull Racing RB8 at the Hungaroring this coming weekend.

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Jun 06

Canadian Grand Prix: Our coverage continues

The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix as lived from Flagworld

2015-06-05_0007 The morning started as usual on a Grand Prix week-end, with the sound of an alarm clock at 4:00am, but it was all good, knowing the work day with start with a breakfast with Toto Wolff.

Flagworld photo album

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Jun 03

Top acts on the ‘DTM Show Stage’ at the Norisring

Guano Apes & Leslie Clio to perform live at the circuit

DTM logo From 26 to 28th June, 2015, when some 130.000 motor-racing enthusiasts will travel to Nuremberg’s street circuit to witness the DTM season highlight live on site, the engines of the racing cars won’t be the only ones making for loud beats as the Guano Apes (Saturday) and Leslie Clio (Sunday) also are going to get the Norisring crowds rocking.

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May 31

DTM tests at Lausitzring postponed

The test sessions scheduled to take place at Lausitzring on Tuesday and Wednesday have been postponed.

DTM logo Together with DMSB and ITR, the manufacturers represented in the DTM agreed on this measure on Sunday evening. The reason is that the tyre currently being used is deviating in its handling characteristics from empirical values for a number of teams. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Jamie Green unstoppable at Lausitzring

All the doubts have gone

DTM - Lausitzring - Jamie Green Three years after moving from Mercedes-Benz to Audi, things are really going well for Jamie Green. In a dominant way, the Audi driver also secured himself the second race win at Lausitzring, his third victory in the still-young motorsport season.

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May 31

Audi locks out top four at Lausitzring

“I am particularly proud of this victory” -Green

DTM logo The opposition came off second-best in the DTM race at the Lausitzring on Saturday as four Audi drivers decided the battle for victory in the third race of the season among themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Clear the stage for the second DTM weekend in 2015

When the chequered flag was out after 45 minutes, the time sheet showed quite a few surprising performances.

DTM logo The first marks have been made, the first lap times have been set. First free practice of the DTM at Lausitzring gave at least a little indication of the potential for this weekend.

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